Fabian Becker

M.Sc. Fabian Becker

Research interests


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Doctoral candidate, since 2016

Preparation and characterization of new coatings via Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization.


Intern in Technical R&D 2015/2016                    

Development of a new oral dosage form via extrusion and injection molding.

M.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. Dr. R. Brückner, Universität Freiburg, 2015

Thesis: Development of a general strategy for the synthesis of highly functionalized cyclopentenones, as model compounds for Kodaistatin, via ring contracting α-ketol rearrangements

Harvard University

Graduate research with Prof. Dr. T. Ritter, 2013

Optimizing the synthesis of PhenoFluor™ for industrial production, as well as expanding its field of use to hydroxyl bearing heteroaromatics.

B.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. Dr. R. Brückner, Universität Freiburg 2012

Thesis: Simple diastereoselectivity of aldol additions from α-Methyl-δ-valerolactone



(1) T. Fujimoto, F. Becker, T. Ritter, PhenoFluor: Practical Synthesis, New Formulation, and Deoxyfluorination of Heteroaromatics, Org. Proc. Res. Develop., 2014, 18, 1041-1044.
(2) F. Weber, F. Becker, M. Keller, H. Hillebrecht, R. Brückner, Aldol Additions of Titanium and Boron Enolates of Achiral and Chiral δ-Lactones to Achiral Model Aldehydes: Simple and Induced Diastereoselectivities, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 36, 7892-7918.
(3) R. Kumar, A. Welle, F. Becker, I. Kopyeva, and J. Lahann, Substrate-Independent Micropatterning of Polymer Brushes Based on Photolytic Deactivation of Chemical Vapor Deposition Based Surface-Initiated Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization Initiator Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 201810 (38), 31965–31976.